Where to Network in January – Conferences, Meetups, and More

Each month All Hands will share a post of events from around Taiwan. These events will span networking, professional learning, community gatherings, hiring, seminars, happy hours, and more. This will be a living list and is by no means comprehensive. If you know of a great event that should be included, please send us a […]

Understanding the Point System Work Permit Option

As many of you might already know, there are different ways to obtain an ARC to stay and work legally in Taiwan.* In this article we are going to discuss the “Points System for Foreign Graduates in Taiwan.” It is necessary to specify that this points system only applies to foreigners that have obtained a […]

The Best Industries for Foreign Professionals in Taiwan

Among the more common questions asked on the local Facebook job boards for foreigners is something like, “What industries do foreigners in Taiwan work in?” It’s a great question and it’s certainly valuable to have some idea of the answer when conducting your own job search. The list of industries below is compiled based on […]

The Great Debate: How Much Should You Earn in Taiwan?

I often feel compelled to put disclaimers up when talking about salaries in Taiwan, so I guess that’s a pretty good sign that I should just knuckle down and give the subject its own post. To start with, here are some of the real-market pay and salary numbers. As of 1/1/2019, the minimum monthly salary […]

Where to Network in December – Meetups, Conferences, and More

Each month All Hands will share a post of events from around Taiwan. These events will span networking, professional learning, community gatherings, hiring, seminars, happy hours, and more. This will be a living list and is by no means comprehensive. If you know of a great event that should be included, please send us a […]

First Impressions Are Important, so What About Buxibans?

We’ve all heard a million times how important first impressions are. Let’s talk about a very important first impression that so many foreign workers are on the receiving end of when they get their first job as a foreigner in Taiwan: working in a buxiban (補習班 / cram school). Teaching English (or other cram school […]

How to Use Local Facebook Groups to Get a Job in Taiwan

For better or worse, the single greatest advancement in job search resources for foreigners in Taiwan in the past decade is the formation of a handful of large and somewhat active job-related Facebook groups (many are listed here). For all the benefits of these groups – access to job postings across industries, detailed hiring info, […]

Where to Network in November – Meetups, Conferences, and More

Each month All Hands will share a post of events from around Taiwan. These events will span networking, professional learning, community gatherings, hiring, seminars, happy hours, and more. This will be a living list and is by no means comprehensive. If you know of a great event that should be included, please send us a […]